- Dutch companies also finance R&D abroad in addition to R&D in the Netherlands.
- However, Dutch companies also receive R&D financing from abroad. Mostly from the same kind of company.
- In 2020, companies spent 1.915 billion euros on R&F coming from abroad.
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facts and figures
1.915 billion R&D-expenditure companies received from abroad, 2020
2.912 billion R&D-expenditure spent on research abroad, 2020
-0.997 billion Difference in R&D-expenditure received from abroad and spent abroad, 2020.
Dutch companies not only finance R&D within their own company or at Dutch public knowledge institutions, but also finance R&D abroad. In addition, Dutch companies receive financial R&D-resources from abroad. These financing flows to and from abroad largely concern flows between parts of the same group.